Benny Tai sentenced to ten months in prison

Activist and former Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai was sentenced to ten months in prison on Tuesday over illegal election spending. The 57-year-old is accused of commissioning several newspaper advertisements supporting pro-democracy election candidates in 2016 for an amount of HK$253,000 ($32,200).

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